During his time on both “The Great American Baking Show” and “The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday” special, Cherry has a few tips for aspiring amateur bakers who want to one day appear on the show — and then win. He said that the secret to winning is practice, practice, practice. The show requires bakers to complete three challenges: two that they know about ahead of time, and one that’s a surprise. He recommended practicing the two challenges bakers know about in advance — and being sure to practice the bakes in the allotted amount of time.
That said, practice doesn’t always make perfect. Cherry recalled a mistake that he sees often on the show. He said, “The other really important hint is, when you need to proof something, you have to proof it longer than you think you have to proof it. That seems to be a recurring thing that comes up on the show.”
“The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday” is now available to stream for free on The Roku Channel.